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Paula Morgan

(b Philadelphia, July 8, 1899; d Philadelphia, July 6, 1984). American musicologist and music librarian. He studied Romance languages and literature at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received the BA in 1921, the MA in 1925 and the PhD in 1931, and at the University of Copenhagen from ...

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Paula Morgan

(b New York, Sept 2, 1906; d Brattleboro, VT, April 7, 2001). American music scholar and librarian. He was educated at the College of the City of New York, New York University, the Institute of Musical Art and the Mannes College of Music; his studies included the violin and chamber music with Louis Sveçenski, composition with Bernard Wagenaar and Hans Weisse, and musicology with Sachs and Reese. From ...

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Jiří Sehnal

(b Jarošov, nr Uherské Hradiště, Moravia, Feb 12, 1874; d Kroměříž, Aug 8, 1937). Czech historian and archivist. After studying at the theological faculty in Olomouc (1892–6), he was ordained priest in 1896; for two years he was a student prefect in the archiepiscopal seminary in Kroměříž. He began studying history in ...

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Lyudmila Kovnatskaya

(b Mishelevka, Irkutsk region, Dec 12, 1921). Russian musicologist and archivist. She enrolled in the Oriental department of the Faculty of Philology at the University of Leningrad specializing in the ethnology of Central Asia, but her studies there were interrupted by World War II, during which time she saw active service in military hospitals. Graduating in ...

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John Warrack and James Deaville

(b Altona, Feb 24, 1799; d Berlin, April 12, 1858). German, editor, teacher and librarian. The son of a banker, he learnt the cello as a boy and then studied law in Leipzig with the intention of entering the diplomatic service; he also took music lessons with J.A. Dröbs. Moving to Berlin in ...

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Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht and Jutta Pumpe

(b Plau, Mecklenburg, May 18, 1924). German music librarian. He studied at the Musikhochschule in Rostock and musicology with Gerstenberg at Rostock University (1946–8). He continued his musicological studies with Gerstenberg at the Free University of Berlin, with German philology and art history as subsidiary subjects, and he took the doctorate at Berlin in ...

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Gudrun Becker-Weidmann

(b Münster, April 21, 1828; d Berlin, May 24, 1878). German music librarian and editor. After attending the Paulinum Gymnasium in Münster, he was enrolled at the faculty of philosophy at Münster University but in 1851 took up the study of music theory and notation under Siegfried Dehn in Berlin. For a few months in ...

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Dennis Libby and John Rosselli

(b San Giorgio Morgeto, Calabria, Oct 12, 1800; d Naples, Dec 18, 1888). Italian librarian, musicologist, teacher and composer. The varied activities of his career were dominated by a single theme: the preservation and glorification of the Neapolitan musical tradition. At 12 (or 15) he entered the Naples Conservatory, where he was a fellow student of Bellini, who became his closest friend and the object of his intense devotion. He was made archivist-librarian there in ...

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Paula Morgan and Mary Wallace Davidson

(b Queens, NY, Feb 27, 1925; d Dallas, TX, March 7, 1984). American music librarian and educator. After graduating from Queens College, CUNY (BA 1950), and Columbia University (MS 1953), he joined the faculty of Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, CUNY, in ...

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Donald Jay Grout and Mary Wallace Davidson

(b New York, NY, Nov 27, 1878; d Orange, NJ, Sept 19, 1966). American musicologist, teacher, and librarian. He studied at the College of the City of New York (AB 1898), English and philosophy at the New York University (MA 1900), and music with ...

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Susan Au

(b Buffalo, NY, Aug 24, 1923). American archivist, writer, and teacher. Educated in music, with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and postgraduate work at the Juilliard School and New York University Graduate School of Music, she acquired performing experience as a modern dancer and a lyric soprano. Following study at the Columbia University School of Library Service, she was entrusted in ...

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Paula Morgan

(b Mount Airy, NC, Dec 23, 1932; d Chapel Hill, NC, February 26, 2014). American music librarian and musicologist . He attended the University of North Carolina (BA 1955, MA 1957, PhD 1962) and from 1955 was on the staff of the library there, first as a reference assistant and later (...

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Philip Vandermeer

(b Chester, SC, July 11, 1942; d Chapel Hill, NC, Nov 9, 2005). American music librarian. She attended Florida Presbyterian College (now Eckerd University) (BA 1964) and the University of Pittsburgh (MA 1966, MLS 1968). She began her professional career as a public librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in ...

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Paula Morgan and Israel J. Katz

(b New York, Aug 8, 1905; d Washington, CT, Sept 19, 1994). American musicologist and music librarian. He took the BA and MA at Harvard University (1927 and 1928), and was also music critic for the Boston Transcript (1927–8). In ...

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Paula Morgan

(b New York, Jan 7, 1935; d New York, March 4, 2008). American music librarian . She graduated from Smith College (BA 1956) and attended Columbia University, where she studied musicology and library science (MA 1958, MLS 1967, MPhil 1975). She had a long and distinguished career at the New York Public Library, joining the staff in ...

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Daniel Zager

(b Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1916; d Pittsford, NY, Feb 26, 2005). American music librarian. She studied at the University of Southern California (BM in piano 1937, BA in English 1939, MA in English 1941, MM in musicology 1942) and at the University of Rochester (PhD in musicology ...

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Marie McCarthy

(b Alton, IL, Oct 16, 1938). American music educator, scholar, librarian and archivist. He obtained degrees in music education from the University of Michigan (BM 1960, MM 1964, PhD 1973). He was hired by the University of Maryland, College Park in 1968...